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Library

Attention Researchers!
The Library will close on July 3 at 1:30 p.m.

 

The JNEM Library is a research facility available to researchers studying American westward expansion and related subjects.

The library is open for research Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding federal holidays. It is located on the second floor of the historic Old Courthouse at Broadway and Market Streets in downtown St. Louis.


Researchers who are considering a visit to the library may read our library procedures to better acquaint themselves with the library's operational rules. Both JNEM staff members and public researchers are encouraged to call the library in advance to schedule their library use, whenever possible.


Click here to learn more about Library Holdings.

Click here to learn more about Library Services.

 
JNEM Library
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Library

Did You Know?

1843 letter

The Museum of Westward Expansion at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial contains over 150 quotes from diaries, journals, letters and speeches. The designers of the museum felt the actual words of nineteenth century pioneers were the most powerful way to tell their story. Click to learn more. More...